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For Immediate Release
October 23, 2015
Contact: Dave Jacobson, (818) 943-2348
Correa Gains Another Prestigious Endorsement in CA-46 Contest
SANTA ANA, CA— Earning another big momentum-building endorsement, today former State Senator Lou Correa won the sought-after support of Congresswoman Norma Torres in his campaign to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat.
Congresswoman Norma Torres currently represents California’s 35th District. Previously she served in the State Senate and State Assembly, and locally as Mayor of Pomona. In announcing her endorsement of Correa’s Congressional run, Congresswoman Norma Torres released the following statement:
“I’m pleased to endorse former Senator Lou Correa for Congress. He’s proven himself as a dedicated leader on behalf of all California families. We need Lou’s drive, effectiveness and common sense approach to public policy in Washington.”
Already this week, former Senator Correa collected crucial endorsements from California State Senator Ricardo Lara and Congressman Tony Cardenas who serves as PAC Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ fundraising arm, BOLD PAC.
Illustrating his wide-ranging and dynamic list of endorsements, former Senator Correa has raked-in support from the following leaders and organizations:
California Small Business Association
Building Our Leadership Diversity (BOLD) PAC
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair and Congresswoman Linda Sánchez
Congresswoman & former State Assembly Speaker Karen Bass
Congressman Juan Vargas
Congressman Alan Lowenthal
Congressman Pete Aguilar
Congressman Ted Lieu
Congressman Tony Cardenas
California’s State Treasurer John Chiang
California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson
California State Senate President Pro-Tem Kevin de León
California Board of Equalization Chair Jerome Horton
California Latino Legislative Caucus Chair and State Assemblyman Luis Alejo
California State Senator and former Air Force General Richard Roth
California State Senator & LGBT trailblazer Mark Leno
California State Senator & Past Chair of California Latino Legislative Caucus Ricardo Lara
Santa Ana City Council Member Michele Martinez
Santa Ana Unified School District Board President John Palacio
Santa Ana Unified School District Clerk Valerie Amezcua
Santa Ana Unified School District Board Member José Alfredo Hernández, J.D.
Anaheim Union High School District Board President Annemarie Randle-Trejo
Anaheim Union High School District Board Member Al Jabbar
Anaheim City School District Board of Education President Bob Gardner
Anaheim City School District Board of Education Member Ryan Ruelas
Anaheim Police Chief John Welter (Ret.)*
City of Garden Grove City Council Member Kris Beard
Huntington Beach Unified School District Board Member Bonnie Castrey
Los Angeles City Councilman, past State Senator Gil Cedillo
South County Labor Chair Ray Cordova*
Correa served in the California State Senate, representing the 34th District, from 2006- 2014 and served the cities of Anaheim, Buena Park, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Stanton and Westminster. Prior to the Senate, he served on the Orange County Board of Supervisors representing the 1st District. Before his time on the Board, Correa served in the California State Assembly representing the 69th District.
For more information, please visit www.LouCorrea.com.
Paid for by Lou Correa for Congress 2016.
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